News Democrat Leader- RSS Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/ http://newsdemocratleader.com/ Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:16:52 EST 1800 Conservation District state cost share program announced http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_agricultural/50670361/Conservation-District-state-cost-share-program-announced The Logan County Conservation Districts will be accepting requests for cost share funding under the Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost Share Program through September 30, 2014. Applications received after this date will be held until the... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:34:11 EST High Attendance Day Thursday, September 18, emphasizes importance of class time for Kentucky students http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_education/50652790/High-Attendance-Day-Thursday-September-18-emphasizes-importance-of-class-time-for-Kentucky-students Karen Kirby, Director of Pupil Personnel for Fleming County Schools, says “For students to learn and achieve at a high level, they have to be in class.” Ford, the current president of the Kentucky Directors of Pupil Personnel, added... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:09:18 EST Governor signs bills supporting farmers, food banks http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50640051/Governor-signs-bills-supporting-farmers-food-banks On Monday, Governor Steve Beshear joined state officials and community leaders to recognize two bills that support the state's farm families and food banks. In particular, the budget bill provided funding for the Farms to Food Banks initiative. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:12:12 EST Logan unemployment remains among lowest http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50639862/Logan-unemployment-remains-among-lowest Logan County continued to have one of the lowest unemployment rates in the region and the state as a whole, according to the most recent statistics released by the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:03:13 EST ‘Crime Scene’ inspires Russellville Junior High School students to read http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50639171/Crime-Scene-inspires-Russellville-Junior-High-School-students-to-read Two years ago, Mrs. Lauren Fynboe's classroom at Russellville Junior High School was the stage for a lovely wedding. The marriage of Subject and Predicate, complete with flowers and wedding cake, left a lasting impression on... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:34:12 EST Panthers smash Cougars in ‘Clash’ http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-sports/50638122/Panthers-smash-Cougars-in-Clash The Russellville High School football team stayed perfect on the season with a resounding victory in the annual “Clash of the Cats” rivalry on Friday night. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:45:16 EST Goody’s gives back to Logan with ‘30 Days of Giving’ to local humane society http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50635697/Goodys-gives-back-to-Logan-with-30-Days-of-Giving-to-local-humane-society Goody's is launching its fall “30 Days of Giving” campaign. All Goody's customers who visit the Russellville store between Sept. 12-Oct. 12, will be invited to donate to the Logan County Humane Society, a valued organization in... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:31:09 EST Students participate in Progressive Ag ‘Safety Day’ http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/home_top-news/50636626/Students-participate-in-Progressive-Ag-Safety-Day A little over 350 fourth grade students from each of the county's elementary schools, along with students from Stevenson Elementary took part in the annual Progressive Ag “Safety Day” held Sept. 11 all day at the Logan County... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:30:04 EST Cash Express in Russellville honors emergency service workers http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50637418/Cash-Express-in-Russellville-honors-emergency-service-workers On Sept. 10th, employees from the Cash Express store in Russellville delivered cakes to the police station, sheriff's office, fire department and EMS technicians, as well as the court house in Russellville and Logan County. The business has done... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:27:12 EST Logan Memorial Relay for Life Team hosting Glow Run/Walk http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50637126/Logan-Memorial-Relay-for-Life-Team-hosting-Glow-Run/Walk Logan Memorial Hospital (LMH) is excited to announce it is hosting a 5K Glow Run/Walk on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, starting at 6:30 p.m. to benefit Relay for Life. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:27:10 EST New youth choir being formed by Arts Council http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50637510/New-youth-choir-being-formed-by-Arts-Council After holding an informational meeting last week, the Russellville Arts Council will be starting up a new choir for children in Russellville and Logan County. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:26:16 EST Archery deer, wild turkey seasons now under way http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/50637321/Archery-deer-wild-turkey-seasons-now-under-way The days are growing shorter and cooler temperatures are starting to show up in extended forecasts.The transition to fall is underway. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:55:11 EST This election puts women in the driver’s seat http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/50636564/This-election-puts-women-in-the-drivers-seat Let's be clear. As the majority of the population, the majority of registered voters, and the majority of those who actually show up at the polls, women can determine the outcome of any election. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:15:07 EST How Ray Rice proves Freud wrong http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/50636546/How-Ray-Rice-proves-Freud-wrong As a 21st century data-driven psychologist, I find it difficult to invoke the name of Sigmund Freud. In fact, when trying to type his name, I misspelled it on my first three attempts. Some sort of slip, I guess. It has been suggested by some that... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:12:15 EST Adopt-a-Highway groups ready to ‘fall sweep’ roadsides http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50636412/Adopt-a-Highway-groups-ready-to-fall-sweep-roadsides Volunteers will be out in force next week to “fall sweep” Kentucky highways. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) announced today that Sept. 15-21 is Adopt-a-Highway Fall Sweep Week. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:06:18 EST Cougars run in Muhlenberg meet http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/sports/50635706/Cougars-run-in-Muhlenberg-meet The Logan County High School cross country team competed on Saturday at the Mustang Stampede held at Muhlenberg County East campus. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:20:10 EST Logan County Jail Report http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news/50635169/Logan-County-Jail-Report Arnold, Jakita L.- 09/04/2014- Bond: $143Beard, Stacy Devon- 09/10/2014- violation of Kentucky E.P.O./D.V.O. Bond: 0 Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:08:18 EST Contest takes it to the (piggy) bank http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/news_agricultural/50635109/Contest-takes-it-to-the-(piggy)-bank It's time for Kentucky's young people to exercise their financial creativity by entering the Piggy Bank Design Contest. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:34:11 EST 25th Sears Reunion http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle/50635040/25th-Sears-Reunion The 25th Sears Reunion was held Sunday, September 7, 2014 at the Sharon Grove Community Room at the Sharon Grove Volunteer Fire Department. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:29:11 EST Doorway into Thanks http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50595194/Doorway-into-Thanks The beauty of our world is so abundant that we don't need to search far to find something for which to be thankful. Many say a prayer of thanksgiving before eating a meal, and there are multiple other moments when if you stop, look, and listen,... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:49:16 EST